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Judge Mummcy dismisses pro-democracy MPs bail application, Advocate Mabila waiting for reasons before filing appeal.

Monday, 9th August, 2021

MBABANE: Judge Mummcy Dlamini, a wife to Prince Majahenkhaba Dlamini dismissed the bail application of pro-democracy Members of Parliament(MPs) Bacede Mabuza and Mthandeni Dube.

The MPs who are  leading calls for democratic reforms in Parliament were arrested and charged under the Suppression of Terrorism Act 2008 on the strength of an order issued by King Mswati. Before the arrest of the MPs, this Swaziland News was armed with electronic evidence which exposed that the King ordered the arrest of MP Bacede Mabuza, Magawugawu Simelane and Mthandeni Dube.

Reached for comments, Advocate Mduduzi Mabila said he would wait for reasons from the Judge before filing an appeal. 

“We are waiting for the reasons”, said the Advocate.

Judge Mummcy Dlamini dismissed the bail application via zoom on Monday, the two MPs are currently kept at Matsapha Correctional Services.

 Judge Mummcy dismisses pro-democracy MPs bail application, Advocate Mabila waiting for reasons before filing appeal.
Judge Mummcy Dlamini-Zoom pic